■ Medal recipient
Judy Ross, left, of Victoria County was presented with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by Coun. Merrill MacInnis during the Victoria County council session on Oct. 30. Ross began volunteering in 1981 and has volunteered with many organizations including the Kinettes, Silver Dart Skating Club, Rural Crime Watch, St. Anns Rural Crime Watch, Victoria County Cancer Society, Baddeck and Area Cat Rescue, Rocking Horse Ranch, Cape Breton Open and the Royal Canadian Legion. The Sovereign’s Medal recognizes the volunteer achievements of Canadians across the country in a wide range of fields.